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pre·vail over

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prevail over

    To defeat an enemy is to gain an advantage for the time; to vanquish is to win a signal victory; to conquer is to overcome so effectually that the victory is regarded as final. Conquer, in many cases, carries the idea of possession; as, to conquer respect, affection, peace, etc. A country is conquered when its armies are defeated and its territory is occupied by the enemy; it may be subjected to indemnity or to various disabilities; it is subjugated when it is held helplessly and continuously under military control; it is subdued when all resistance has died out. An army is defeated when forcibly driven back; it is routed when it is converted into a mob of fugitives. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    beat, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, discomfit, down, humble, master, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overthrow, put down, reduce, rout, subdue, subject, subjugate, surmount, vanquish, win, worst

    Antonyms:
    capitulate, cede, fail, fall, fly, forfeit, lose, resign, retire, retreat, submit, succumb, surrender, yield

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1240win
#1314master
#2036reduce
#2851beat
#4165worst
#7548overcome
#8135defeat
#12155humble
#12398crush
#16211conquer
#27471overthrow
#38396rout
#50597checkmate
#54755subdue
#57646vanquish
#71168overpower
#100697surmount
#116275subjugate

How to use prevail over in a sentence?

  1. Todd Blanche:

    This indictment should never have been brought, and today's decision is a stark reminder that the law and justice should always prevail over politically motivated actions.

  2. Pope Francis:

    It would be sad, and I dare say even catastrophic, were particular interests to prevail over the common good.

  3. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon:

    We are managing to foil plans by the organizations, the terrorist groups like Hamas and Islamic Jihad, to carry out attacks. If it were up to them, there would be suicide bombings and gun attacks here every day, the fact that we are succeeding lends salience to the attempted stabbing or car-ramming attacks. We will also prevail over this phenomenon, I say, but this is a process that takes time. Statistically, we see a waning of this.

  4. The Pope:

    It would be sad, and I dare say even catastrophic, were particular interests to prevail over the common good and lead to manipulating information in order to protect their own plans and projects.

  5. Janvier Chouteu-Chando:

    Fear is a basic human instinct and an indicator of the gravity of a situation. It becomes an asset if it is effectively controlled. It becomes a weakness for a man if he lets it to prevail over him.”

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